|Location||Sarıyer, Istanbul, Turkey|
Koç University is a non-profit private university in Istanbul, Turkey. It started education in temporary buildings in İstinye in 1993, and moved to its current Rumeli Feneri campus which is 30 km north of the city centre, near Sarıyer in 2000. With Colleges of Social Sciences and Humanities, Administrative Sciences and Economics, Science, Engineering, Law, Nursing and Medicine, Koç University offers 22 undergraduate, 31 graduate and 16 PhD programs.
It was founded in 1993 by the Vehbi Koç Foundation, with the aim of creating a world-class university and stimulating modern research. It is the first university in Turkey which bears a person's last name. Koç University has a four year long education system and students have to take core lessons. The language of education is almost exclusively English. The university has about 5,500 students and charges the highest tuition amongst all universities in Turkey. It accepts international students from various countries and has an extensive network of partner-universities.
Koç University was ranked as the 73rd best business school in Europe overall and 29th for the EMBA program in 2011 by the Financial Times.
Koç University is currently ranked among the top 226-250 universities in the world by The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012-2013.
Faculties, departments and schools
Koc University has the following academic units:
- College of Administrative Sciences and Economics
- College of Sciences
- College of Engineering
- College of Social Sciences and Humanities
- Law School
- School of Medicine
- School of Nursing
- Graduate School of Business
- Graduate School of Sciences & Engineering
- Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities
- Health Sciences Institute
- English Language Center
- Seha Tiniç (1993-2001) He resigned from the presidency due to a conflict with
the founding Koç family about the faculty salaries.
- Sumru Altuğ
- Elif Batuman
- Alphan Sennaroğlu
- A. Murat Tekalp
- M. Irsadi Aksun
- Tekin Dereli
- Yaman Arkun
- Burak Erman
- Can Erkey
- Çiğdem Kağıtçıbaşı
- Halil İbrahim Kavaklı
- İskender Yılgör
- Özlem Keskin
- Fikri Karaesmen
Notes and references
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Koç University.|
- Koc University homepage
- Koc University library
- Wikimapia link
- Koc University Football Team, Koç Rams